After his big appearance in New York, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway hit "Hamilton" just arrived in Puerto Rico.
On Friday, the show kicked off its three-week residency at the San Juan Centro de Bellas Artes, but it's not all for fun. The musical hopes to raise a minimum of $ 15 million for the Flamboyan Arts Fund, an initiative led by Miranda and his family to support the arts on the island.
On its website, the fund calls creative efforts a way to "build hope, stimulate the economy and enrich people's souls. "After the devastation of Hurricane Maria, who broke through the island in 201
Miranda will star in 24 performances starring Alexander Hamilton.
On the opening night, the cast of colleagues and former educators received social media messages of congratulatory messages and congratulatory messages, including his eighth class teacher and the president of his alma mater, Hunter College.
Expected appearances in the limited number of Miranda's performances include more than 30 congress members, including spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, reported CBS news.